Palo Alto, CA, May 20, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- BoxeeBoxTips.com today announced its first "Win a Boxee Box" contest. The event, which runs now through June 30, will award a D-Link Boxee Box prize to the submitter of the most popular Boxee Box tweak, trick, how-to, hack, or other informative or instructional tip to the website.
Qualified tips will cover topics such as the following:
* Hints and helpful suggestions for Boxee Box newbies
* How to configure and use RSS feeds on the Boxee Box
* Clever ways to use the Boxee Browser
* Rendering media from the home LAN
* Using the Boxee Box as a media server
* Locating, adding, and using cool third-party apps
* Workarounds for shortcomings or bugs
* Hacks and tweaks for advanced users
* Things you might not realize the Boxee Box can do
* Teaching the Boxee Box new tricks
How the Contest Works
Contest participants are invited to submit as many tips as they want, using the submission button in the upper-right corner of each BoxeeBoxTips.com page. After submissions are screened and activated by a contest moderator, they show up on BoxeeBoxTips.com's "Latest Tips" page, where readers can vote for their favorites.
When the contest period ends, the submitter of the highest-voted, qualified tip submitted during the contest period will be designated the contest's winner, and will be awarded a D-Link DSM-380 Boxee Box prize.
What's a Boxee Box?
The D-Link Boxee Box is small (4.7 x 4.7 x 4.7-inch), stylish, cuboidal box containing a Linux-based embedded computer, through which its users can stream a virtually unlimited range of A/V media from the Internet, local network shares, and USB drives to their TV screens.
Boxee Box features include:
* Streams thousands of freely available TV shows from various networks’ websites
* Plays thousands of add-supported movies and TV episodes, which are freely available for on-demand streaming from numerous web-based providers
* Streams thousands of premium movies and TV episodes from subscription-based or pay-per-view web services, such as Netflix and Vudu
* Plays videos, songs, or pictures from an attached USB drive or from home network shares
* Plays or displays any non-DRM video, audio, and photos from anywhere on the Internet
* Supports a wide range of media formats, including: MP3, MP4, WAV, OGG, DTS, and Dolby Digital 5.1 audio; MKV, FLV, MTS/MT2S/TS, AVI, DivX MPEG4, XVid MPEG4, MOV, MP4-2, and WMV9 video; and JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, and TIFF images.
Several reviews of the Boxee Box are available here: www.boxeeboxtips.com/category/blog/reviews/.
BoxeeBoxTips.com was created to help Boxee Box users get the most from their devices, by offering quick-and-easy access to the web's best Boxee Box apps, how-to's, resources, and tweaks. The site, which also covers the latest Boxee Box news, reviews, and rumors in its blog area, is a member of the DeviceGuru Blog Network (www.deviceguru.com/about).
For further information about the "Win a Boxee Box" contest, including contest rules and other details, visit the contest rules page here: www.boxeeboxtips.com/contest-rules-0611.